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Nurturing your baby's future

At AptaAfrica, we believe that experience helps to build resilience; that each new encounter, whether in pregnancy or after birth, can shape your baby’s future development. With our scientific expertise, we can help you and your baby embrace tomorrow.

Nurturing resilience

The first 1000 days of your baby’s life provide a unique opportunity to influence an entire lifetime of development. During this window of opportunity, providing the right nutrition and the best environment to your baby is essential.

From conception and pregnancy through to birth and toddlerhood, our stage-based articles offer expert advice that could help you to nurture a more resilient future for your child.

Young mother, sitting in the bedroom with her newborn son


As the natural way of feeding, breast milk gives the best start in life for your baby. It provides a complete nutrition from day one. 

Breast milk contains all the nutrients needed and a combination of hormones, antibodies and prebiotics that help support their immune systems and promote healthy growth and development. Breast milk has long chain fatty polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPs) for brain, eye and nervous system development and antibodies to strengthen immunity.

Important notice

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Breastmilk is the ideal food for infants: it is best adapted to their specific needs. A healthy and balanced diet of the mother is important for the preparation and continuation of breastfeeding. Mixed breastfeeding can interfere with breastfeeding and reduce milk production. It’s hard to reverse the choice of not breastfeeding. If an infant formula is used for a non-breastfed baby, it is important to carefully observe the instructions for preparation and use and to follow the advice of the medical profession. Incorrect use could pose a risk to the child’s health. Socio-economic implications must be considered in the use of infant formula. After 6 months, in addition to breastmilk, water is the only essential drink. Do not hesitate to consult your health care professional if you need advice on feeding your baby.